USC Continues Formation of the Russian Arctic Fleet

The United Shipbuilding Corporation during its time under sanctions has created almost two dozen icebreakers and ice-class vessels, most of which have no analogues in the world. Mooring trials of the unique ice-resistant self-propelled platform “North Pole” are currently underway, which will go on its first expedition in the second half of this year. Since 2014, when the first sanctions were…

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Project 22220 Sibir Conducts First Escort Mission

The first serial nuclear-powered icebreaker of project 22220 Sibir, built at the Baltic Shipyard (part of USC), escorted the motor ship Tersky Bereg in the waters of the Yenisei Bay to the port of Dudinka. This is the first working voyage of the nuclear-powered ship since its handover to the customer. The icebreaker “Siberia” has demonstrated the ability to operate…

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Sibir Christened at Murmansk

On January 25, a ceremony of hoisting the state flag of the Russian Federation was held in Murmansk on the first serial universal nuclear icebreaker of project 22220 Sibir, built at the Baltic Shipyard (part of USC). The ceremony was attended by Aleksey Kadilov, Director General of the Baltic Shipyard, Vyacheslav Ruksha, Deputy Director General – Director of the Northern…

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Nuclear icebreaker Siberia relocated

October 16, 2020 – On October 16, the specialists of Baltiyskiy Zavod JSC (part of USC) carried out an operation to re-moor the first serial nuclear-powered icebreaker Sibir, Project 22220, to the seventh berth of the plant’s outfitting quay. The relocation of “Siberia” was carried out to continue the mooring tests of the nuclear-powered ship and to prepare an order…

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